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Exodus to Shanghai

Exodus to Shanghai a film by Anthony Hickox, writtend and produced by Michel Adam tells a story of two brave lovers, Fannia and Bruce, who stand up to the Nazis and fight against their evil. With the help of music, martial arts and wisdom, they make their escape to Shanghai on the Orient Express, saving many Jews along the journey.

Together with Dr. Ho, the Chinese Consul in Vienna in 1938, who helped thousands of Jews to flee Vienna and escape to Shanghai with free Exit Visas, they make their Exodus to Shanghai.


A Dead Nazi is a Good Nazi.


Exodus to Shanghai goes to Brazil - Crash Mostra: Let the nightmares begin!

10th CRASH: INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL TRASH IS NOW CRASH. AND CRASH IS RESISTANCE Exodus to Shanghai, by Anthony Hickox, a Michel Adam Film will play December 16th at 5pm In the TRASH 2017 catalogue, we already gave the heads up: “TRASH is really trash only in name. Soon, not even that. It’s an international fantasy cinema festival of unimpeachable quality, made by and for­­­ lovers of film.” And we made good on that promise. From this e...

Exodus to Shanghai received a great TV break on RTL TV

Exodus to Shanghai announced on RTL Opinion Makers - the most imporant opinion show in Germany and Austria. Watch the informative and fascinating clip here from the official screening at the Jewish Museum Vienna.       ...

Founders of Fantasporto comment on screening of Exodus and ensemble

"we live in fantasy during fantasporto, but something reality catches up on screen or in the minds of caring people who decide to fight together against all odds uniting races regardless of beliefs or  religions , we decided to celebrate these great persdons who saved so many people during WW2 and have fun with the screenings trusting that our audience will love it. Mario Dorminsky , Beatriz Pacheco pereira. ...

Do you believe in PEACE? Dress up to join the celebrations of Exodus to Shanghai Festival World Premiere in Fantasporto

Do you believe in PEACE? Join us Thursday March 3 at the Rivoli Theatre to celebrate the Festival World Premiere of Exodus to Shanghai at Fantasporto! Dress code is "Fantastic" so bring a sign for Peace, an olive branch, or a card reading "Fantasporto For Peace" or "Peace Together" Enjoy surprises for the first fans to show up March 3 at 8.30 pm Rivoli Theatre Porto: R. do Bonjardim 143, 4000-440 Porto

Exodus to screen at Jewish Museum in Wien

In memory of the Anschluss - Exodus to Shanghai will be screened at the Jewish Museum Vienna on 10March. Chief Rabbi Pauli Eisenberg will commence the night with a touching speech. RSVP to reserve your place for a memorable evening ...

Interview with actor David Lipper who plays a Nazi villain

Bruno Chatelin ( co founder) spoke with David Lipper in Berlin at the World Market Pemiere during EFM 2016. David told us how he was casted by Anthony Hickox to play a Nazi in Vienna trying to recover Hitler's drawing sold to a famous art collector. The film is a 84 minutes chase after the vanished painting of Hitler's dog "prinz" with kick some stunning as action sequences, (lots of slow motion , jackson Pollock style; along love and romance during the exod...

Michel Adam on fashiontv and Exodus to Shanghai

Michel Adam runs a global media company reaching 500 Millions homes worldwide, he shared with some figures on his company and some thoughts on the film he recently produced which premiered in Berlin 's EFM. A very personal story, based on his mother's life and Dr Ho's role as the Chinese Consul in Vienna who helped 10 000 jews escape Vienna with visas to Shanghai  ...

Interview with Michel Adam, founder of FashionTV, writer producer of Exodus to Shanghai

Michel Adam sat down with to explain his motivations for this very personal story, what he heard from his family about theses events in Vienna, and how he wrote about it with Anthony Hickox, the director. ...

Exodus to Shanghai: feel good kick (Nazi) ass movie

Sometimes all you need in cold afternoon is a good cup of tea, a warm plaid and a movie about Nazis getting killed by angry Chinese on classical and jazzy 30’s song.  Exodus to Shangai is just the perfect movie for that type of feeling. The movie is about the not so known story of Dr Ho, a chineese ambassador in Vienna in the beginning of WW2 who helped thousands of helpless jews to cross the border and go to Shangai with visas issued by the Chinese consul in Vienna. Even though...

EXODUS TO SHANGHAI (2015); A Review by Vanessa McMahon

      Directed by Anthony Hickox (“Knife Edge” and “Consequence”), “Exodus to Shanghai” (2015) is an action/drama/comedy based on the true story of war hero Ho Feng-Shan ('Dr. Ho'), otherwise known as 'The Chinese Schindler' who saved thousands of Jews during WWII. Born on September 10, 1901, Dr. Ho studied German at University of Munich and was posted for the consul general in Austria from 1938 to 19...

A very refreshing and original treatment that let us discover WW2 history like never before

Michel Adams reveals a new side of WWII history with this original movie, based on real events. At turns tragic and appalling, romantic and aesthetical, Exodus to Shanghai delves into the unknown story of Dr. Ho, a war time hero who is today seen as "the Chinese Schindler".   With a great sense of humor and a special attention given to the composition of shots, the movie pays a new tribute to the exodus that thousands of Jewish people have endured in the wake of Hitler's ris...

Shades of Tarantino's Inglorious Berstards.

  A very special sidebar will be the presentation in the EFM (European Film Market) and elsewhere by invitation only of "Exodus to Shanghai" a new film by London born Anthony Hickox. This film takes up a little known aspect of the pre-Holocaust when a large number of Jews in Berlin were bailed out by the Chinese and given safe transit to Shanghai. Ho the Chinese Consul in Vienna in 1938 issued Exit Visas to many Jews against the instruction of his superiors. Together w...

Exodus to Shanghai, 2015 review by Claus Mueller

  Produced by Michel Adam a fashion TV founder and directed by Anthony Hickox (Waxwork, Hellraiser3...) this upbeat feature film provides a superb symbiosis of action thriller, comedy, romance, adventure, music and high production value. Using most attractive fashion models and seasoned actors the Exodus story is largely based on the true story of Dr. Feng Shan Ho the Chinese Consul of Vienna issuing 10, 000 exit visas in 1938 to Austrian Jews to leave the Third Reich for Shanghai...

Filmed interview with director Anthony Hickox at the 66. Berlinale for Exodus to Shanghai

Exodus to Shanghai had it’s market premiere at the Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie, 66. Berlinale on Friday, February 12. Based on true events, Exodus to Shanghai is a love story of West loves East, Jews and Chinese united with violins, interrupted by the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938. Even Hitler is not powerful enough to break the love. When Hitler invades Austria in 1938, Jews must make an Exodus from Vienna. Only the Chinese Consul of Vienna, Dr. Fen...

German actor Markus von Lingen on video at the 66. Berlinale for Exodus to Shanghai:

After the successful screening of Exodus to Shanghai at the 66. Berlinale,  the cast attended  the FashonTV After Party at THE PEARL in Berlin. German actor Markus von Lingen, plays Hermann Deutsch, a sadistic evil mastermind elected as the leader of Führer Museum project to recuperate all paintings, especially that of ‘Prinz’ painted by Hitler himself of his first German shepherd and true love. With his companion Kurt, he terrorizes a...

Choreographed spectacular action sequences, the highlight of Exodus to Shanghai

Beginning on the eve of the 1938 Nazi invasion of Austria, Exodus Shanghai retells the story of “the Schindler of China”, Dr. Feng Shan Ho (David Yu), a staff member of the Chinese Embassy in Vienna, who smuggled Jews out of the country, defying his superiors in Beijing. Over 13,000 Jews found sanctuary in Shanghai. In Hickox’s universe, Ho and his nephew Bruce also boast formidable martial arts skills and a penchant for ass-kicking. As scores of Nazis arrive,...

Exodus to Shanghai celebrates EFM Market debut screening with an all star party

by Mercedes Chatelin Fashion TV's Michel Adam production Exodus to Shanghai, inspired by true events received its market screening at the EFM last night, followed by an after party with all the film delegates at the famous Pearl Club in Berlin.  The cast, along with the producers and selected guests, including reps of the Tawanese embassy in Berlin, presented the first market screening of the film to a full house of film professionals, who then had the opportunity to at...

With strong ensemble performances Exodus to Shanghai fuses surrealism with parody

  The Courtyard of the Old Residency in Munich, Adolf Hitler, 1914.  This painting suggests military camouflage rather than quiet village life. Yes, Adolf Hitler, claimed to be a painter. And he produced hundreds of works and sold his paintings and postcards to try to earn a living during his Vienna years (1908–13). However, he was not successful.  In his autobiography Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler described how, in his youth, he wanted to become a profession...

Anthony Hickox, Alexander Nguyen interviewed on camera for Exodus to Shanghai

Inspired by true events, Exodus to Shanghai tells the story of two brave lovers on the eve of the Nazi invasion in 1938 Austria. Joining forces with Dr Ho, the Chinese consul who helped thousands of Jews flee Vienna, they make their way to the Orient Express and the promise of safe passage to China. With the help of music, martial arts and wisdom, they save thousands of Jews as they make their Exodus to Shanghai. A few minutes before the photocall in Berlin was interv...

Festivals Programmers gathered during Berlinale with the Exodus to Shanghai Team

The Traditionnal winetasting reception by co hosted with Michel Adam Films and Animaze Montreal International Animation Film Festival took place at Michel Adam Offices celebrating Exodus to Shanghai successfull engagement in the Market.   With Markus von Lingen and Elif Dagdeviren, (Antalya International Film Festival) and many more festival directors from Moscow, Sundance, Geneva, Glasgow, Milano, Halifax, Montreal...     A success...

Exodus to Shanghai: this movie has it all

History, on-a-loop, has shown that it is just not only an ontological possibility but a historical reality. Which is why we root for the underdogs, the davids, the oppressed.  Which is why we like movies like Schindler's List or movies like Exodus to Shanghai. Based on a true story of Dr. Feng Shan Ho the Chinese Consul of Vienna. Dr. Ho, sometimes refered to as the Chinese Schindler, is even opposed by his own superior in  Berlin who needs help from Ger...

Exodus to Shanghai: This film flies but is also true UFO

When I was about to watch that movie, I was like « another movie about the WW2, well I hope I won’t fall asleep until the end… ». Actually I was wrong; I was awake during all the hour and I had quite a good time. Exodus to Shanghai is actually the type of movie that catches your attention in the beginning (just because you want to see how it’ll succeed the challenge). I think if Tarantino was obligated to realize a remake of Inglorious Bastard with Ryan Murphy: the...

Exodus to Shanghai manages to celebrate Hope and Kindness during difficult and crual times

Exodus to Shanghai is an unique movie that gives a different point of view of the Second World War : a love story in Vienna during the Anschluss that happens thanks to the Chinese Ambassador at the time in Vienna, Ho Feng-Shan. It's a movie with a lot of action too (sometimes scary !) that shows the Nazi craziness but at the same time has beautiful colors and film set ! So yes, there's still hope and one can always be surprised by the strength and the kindness of people ! Don't wa...

Exodus to Shanghai is the Prettiest WW2 Movie I saw

Directed by Anthony Hickox (“Knife Edge” and “Consequence”), “Exodus to Shanghai” (2015) is a WWII action/drama/comedy about Chinese diplomats living in Europe at the time, a never before told true story based on the life of screenwriter Michael Adam. The year is 1938 and the place is Vienna, Austria. Chinese Consul Dr. Ho (played by David Yu) goes against the will of the Nazi regime and its mercenaries to issue Exit Visas to Jews at the strategic time that Na...


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